Want Quotes

I don't want whatever I want. Nobody does. Not really. What kind of fun would it be if I just got everything I ever wanted just like that, and it didn't mean anything? What then?


Neil Gaiman

Desires    Fun    Want

i felt her absence. it was like waking up one day with no teeth in your mouth. you wouldn't need to run to the mirror to know they were gone

The Scorch Trials

James Dashner

The Scorch Trials
Absence    Alone    Breakup    Broken    Day    Felt    Forgive    Gone    Her    I    I love you    In    It    Know    Like    Loneliness    Lonely    Mirror    Miss    Mouth    Need    No    One    Run    Sad    Separated    Sorry    Teeth    The    They    To    Up    Waking    Want    Was    Were    With    Wouldn t    You    Your

Sometimes we want what we want even if we know it’s going to kill us.

As soon as you stop wanting something, you get it.

Irony    Want    Wanting

I want her to melt into me, like butter on toast. I want to absorb her and walk around for the rest of my days with her encased in my skin.
I want.

Somehow, we'll find it. The balance between whom we wish to be and whom we need to be. But for now, we simply have to be satisfied with who we are.

The Hero of Ages

Brandon Sanderson

The Hero of Ages

A lot of people get so hung up on what they can't have that they don't think for a second about whether they really want it.

If you don't get what you want, you suffer; if you get what you don't want, you suffer; even when you get exactly what you want, you still suffer because you can't hold on to it forever.

Forever    Get    Heart    Pain    Still    Suffer    Want

Are these things really better than the things I already have? Or am I just trained to be dissatisfied with what I have now?

The question, love, is whether you want me enough to take the risk.

Mine Till Midnight

Lisa Kleypas - El diablo no invierno

Mine Till Midnight
Love    Risk    Want

If you have the woman you love, what more do you need? Well, besides an alibi for the time of her husband’s murder.

Alibi    Crazy    Desire    Funny    Humor    Husband    Insane    Justification    Justify    Love    Murder    Necessity    Need    Relationships    Time    Want    Wife    Woman    Women    Word junkies    Yearn

Lift your hips for me, love.

Ignite Me

Tahereh Mafi

Ignite Me
Finally    God    Juliette    Love    Sex    Sexy    Want    Warner

Our labour preserves us from three great evils -- weariness, vice, and want.

Boredom    Evil    Greed    Labor    Need    Vice    Want    Weariness    Work

I’ve wanted you from the moment we met, and if you think sitting next to me in your bra doesn’t overwhelm me with desire, you’re very wrong. I just don’t force myself where I’m not invited. (Bones)

Halfway to the Grave

Jeaniene Frost

Halfway to the Grave

You're my sister," he said finally. "My sister, my blood, my family. I should want to protect you"—he laughed soundlessly without any humor—"to protect you from the sort of boys who want to do with you exactly what I want to do."
Clary's breath caught. "You said you just wanted to be my brother from now on."
"I lied," he said. "Demons lie, Clary. You know, there are some kinds of wounds you can get when you're a Shadowhunter—internal injuries from demon poison. You don't even know what's wrong with you, but you're bleeding to death slowly inside. That's what it's like, just being your brother."
"But Aline—"
"I had to try. And I did." His voice was lifeless. "But God knows, I don't want anyone but you. I don't even want to want anyone but you." He reached out, trailed his fingers lightly through her hair, fingertips brushing her cheek. "Now at least I know why."
Clary's voice had sunk to a whisper. "I don't want anyone but you, either.

City of Glass

Cassandra Clare

City of Glass
Love    Romance    Want

I want everything back, the way it was. But there is no point to it, this wanting.

The Handmaid's Tale

Margaret Atwood

The Handmaid's Tale
Past    Want

I want you. I want you so badly I can’t stand it. When you left, it felt like the world got darker. Like I couldn’t truly see anything. Couldn’t feel anything.

Faythe sanders    Life    Love    Want

I love you. I want to do everything with you. I want to marry you and have kids with you and get old with you. And then I want to die the day before you do, so I never have to live without you.

In love    Life    Love    Marry    Want

When you want something this badly, you don't just give up. You fight and fight until you absolutely can't fight anymore.


Gail McHugh

Love    Want

I do not always know what I want, but I do know what I don't want.

Sometimes I think the difference between what we want and what we're afraid of is about the width of an eyelash.

Desire    Fear    Want

I've come to know that what we want in life is the greatest indication of who we really are.

Desires    Life    Self    Want

In the silence of night I have often wished for just a few words of love from one man, rather than the applause of thousands of people.

Depression    Loneliness    Love    Want    Wanting

what you need and what you want aren't the same things,

You deserve someone better than me. Someone young and idealistic…someone who can experience things for the first time along with you. I'm not always kind, and I have more faults than I'd care to name. All I can promise is that I'll want you until my last breath.

Logan scott    Love    Romance    Want

I just want you to be happy. If that’s with me or with someone else or with nobody. I just want you to be happy.

Happy    Want

All I ever wanted from you was to know that I was wanted
you.  That would have changed everything.

Desire    Fate    Need    Richelle    Richelle goodrich    Want    Wanting

It was a kingdom of dreams — a place where things would be just the way I wanted them to be.

Dream    Kingdome    Want

People left him alone. And that was all he wanted.

Alone    Solitude    Want

Sometimes you don't even know what you want until you find out you can't have it.

Desire    Need    Want

If I have you for a day, I'll want you for a week. If I have you for a week, I'll want you for another week.

In the Age of Love

Michael Stein

In the Age of Love
Desire    Love    Want

[S]he believed that the Buddhists were right–that if you want, you will suffer; if you love, you will grieve. (68)

Belief    Buddhism    Desire    Grief    Love    Suffering    Want

Our frustration is greater when we have much and want more than when we have nothing and want some. We are less dissatisfied when we lack many things than when we seem to lack but one thing.

Desire    Frustration    Need    Want

It isn't sufficient just to want - you've got to ask yourself what you are going to do to get the things you want.

Fdr    Sufficient    Want

Her face felt like it was scattered in pieces and she could not keep it straight. The feeling was a whole lot worse than being hungry for any dinner, yet it was like that. I want--I want--I want--was all that she could think about--but just what this real want was she did no know.

Betterment    Discontentment    Humanity    Improvement    Life    Longing    Need    Not enough    Want    Wishing

You can want one thing and have a secret wish for its opposite.

Opposite    Want    Wish

God doesn't want you to be happy, He wants you to be strong.

Hemlock Grove

Brian McGreevy

Hemlock Grove
God    Happy    Strong    Want

You asked about love. I don't know about love, Daphne. I just know I don't want anything but you. I don't want to anywhere but with you.

Demons    Desire    Love    Want

I know what it is to want something that could destroy you.

I saw you, and I wanted to be close to you.
I wanted you to let me in.
I wanted to know you in a way no one else did.
I wanted you, all of you.
That wanting nearly drove me mad.
And now that I have you, the only thing that terrifies me is having to go back to that place.
Having to want you all over again, with no hope of my desire ever being fulfilled.

Desire    Love    Want

To let go means to give up coercing, resisting, or struggling, in exchange for something more powerful and wholesome which comes out of allowing things to be as they are without getting caught up in your attraction to or rejection of them, in the intrinsic stickiness of wanting, of liking and disliking.

Desire    Letting    Reject    Struggle    To    Want

You’re everything I’ve ever wanted, Pigeon.
Just remember that when I take all of your money in the next poker game, I said, pulling off my shirt.

Beautiful Disaster

Jamie McGuire

Beautiful Disaster

The universe doesn't give you what you want in your mind; it gives you what you demand with your actions.

Action    Demand    Happiness    Intent    Motivation    Success    Universe    Want

A psychologist said to me, there are only two important questions you have to ask yourself. What do you really feel? And, what do you really want? If you can answer those two, you probably can leave your neuroses behind you.

Cure    Neurosis    Psychology    Want

I don't want anything to happen to you. You being hurt...that thought fills me with dread. I can't promise not to interfere, not if I think you'll come to harm." He pauses and takes a deep breath. "I love you, Anastasia. I will do everything in my power to protect you. I cann't imagine my life without you.

Dread    Harm    Hurt    Imagine    Life    Love    Power    Protect    Want

still a mystery to me. And God, did I want to play Nancy Drew.

Bliss    Desire    Losing it    Mystery    Want

Desires are what can most easily ruin us, lovely.

Boy    Cardew    Danger    Dangerous    Desire    Desires    Difficult    Easily    Easy    Forbid    Forbidden    Forbidden love    Freya    Girl    Goth    Gothic    Gothic romance    Hurt    Impossible    Impossible love    In love    Longing    Love    Loved    Lovely    Mysterious    Mystery    Passion    Passionate    Relationship    Relationships    Romance    Romantic    Sexy    Sin    Sinful    Sins    Supernatural    Suspense    Thirst    Want    Wish    Yearn    Young adult

I don’t want there to be things you love about me, I want you to love all of me.

La Mécanique du cœur

Mathias Malzieu

La Mécanique du cœur
Acceptance    All of me    Love    Want

Part of me wanted this more than anything else in the world—to have someone to hang out with, be like everyone else for a while. The rest of me screamed to get the hell out of there, not to get sucked in.

Companion    Conflict    Desire    Friends    Love    Mind    Normal    Thoughts    Want

Man wanted a home, a place for warmth, or comfort, first of physical warmth, then the warmth of the affections.


Henry David Thoreau

Emotional    Home    Physical    Want


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